Call for Applications

November 29, 2022

The CEU History Department is pleased to announce its call for applications for graduate programs in History starting in Vienna in the Fall of 2023. We offer one- and two-year MA programs as well as a doctoral program, supported by financial aid:


The international faculty and student body at the History Department provide a unique possibility of studying history across geographical regions, historical periods, and disciplines.

Gerd Bucerius History Scholarship (fully-funded MA)

November 19, 2022

ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius has generously partnered with Central European University to fund joint scholarships offered to high-achieving students who wish to pursue a one-year or two-year Master’s degree at CEU’s Department of History. The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, and living costs.

Symposium : Austrian Identity and Modernity / Modernity and Austrian Identity

October 21, 2022
How was “Austrian identity” imagined in relation to modernity and what role did modernity play in the imagining of Austrian identity? The International Symposium “Austrian Identity and Modernity /Modernity and Austrian Identity” explores the evolution of national and nationalist identifications as they were represented in- and transformed itself in culture and design over time in response to-, in opposition to, or further contributing to the political happening in the first half of the 20th century.

ZARAH Public Lecture: Talking with Men: Ethnographic Research Among Transnational Labour Migrants

September 28, 2022

Mahua Sarkar (Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto): 

Talking with Men: Ethnographic Research Among Transnational Labour Migrants

Monday, 10 October 2022, 17:40-19:10 (CEST) : CEU Auditorium and via Zoom

Book Launch: Storms over the Balkans during the Second World War by Alfred Rieber

September 28, 2022
In a new interpretation of the history of the Balkans during the Second World War, Alfred J. Rieber explores the tangled political rivalries, cultural clashes, and armed conflicts among the great powers and the indigenous people competing for influence and domination. The study takes an original approach to the region based on the geography, social conditions, and imperial rivalries that spans several centuries, culminating in three wars during the first half of the twentieth century.